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CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE_LARGE explained

NAME

CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE_LARGE - set time value for conditional

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE_LARGE, curl_off_t val);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a curl_off_t val as parameter. This should be the time counted as seconds since 1 Jan 1970, and the time will be used in a condition as specified with CURLOPT_TIMECONDITION.

The difference between this option and CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE is the type of the argument. On systems where 'long' is only 32 bit wide, this option has to be used to set dates beyond the year 2038.

DEFAULT

0

PROTOCOLS

HTTP, FTP, RTSP, and FILE

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");
 
  /* January 1, 2020 is 1577833200 */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE_LARGE, (curl_off_t)1577833200);
 
  /* If-Modified-Since the above time stamp */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TIMECONDITION, CURL_TIMECOND_IFMODSINCE);
 
  /* Perform the request */
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.59.0.

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_TIMECONDITION, CURLOPT_TIMEVALUE_LARGE

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